This Week's Challenge: Rewarding lifestyle behavior change over participation, heavier use of texting and social networks to promote programs just a few of the findings from HIN's fourth annual market analysis of incentives use in population health management in 2012. We wanted to see which health improvement programs healthcare companies incent most often.
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What We Learned: HIN's fourth annual survey on the use of health & wellness incentives captured how 136 healthcare organizations use incentives to promote health behavior change. According to survey respondents, incentives are offered for the following top five health improvement programs and activities:
HRA: 65.7 percent
Weight loss: 56.7 percent
Smoking cessation: 50.7 percent
Preventive screening: 49.3 percent
Onsite wellness: 40.3 percent
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Excerpted from 2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health & Wellness Incentives, which provides actionable information from 136 healthcare organizations on the use of incentives to promote health behavior change. Now in its fourth year, this report is designed to meet business and planning needs of health plans, employers, human resource executives, managed care organizations, hospitals and others by providing critical benchmarks in incentives use and impact.